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  • Young voters face obstacles

     
    by Laura Olson The problem isn't whether college students want to vote -- it's whether they can maneuver through a complicated system, activists told the Committee on House Administration at a hearing this afternoon. Lawmakers listened to testimony from...
  • McCain: Use existing powers

     
    McCain in Des Moines continues to press for passage of a rescue package, but also argues that Treasury can help under existing authorities by beginning to buy up mortgages: "In light of the House???s failure to act, this morning, I......
  • Obama, McCain agree: Bailout essential

     
    by Christi Parsons and Mark Silva In the campaign for the hearts of the heartland - from Independence, Mo., to Lacrosse, Wis. - the Democratic and Republican candidates for president, senators both, are attempting to explain today why the financial......
  • Video: Nurses go after McCain health

     
    The National Nurses Organizing Committee/California Nurses Association, a union, puts up an ad focused on McCain's health that includes a negative portrayal of Palin. The ad begins running today in Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, Colorado, and...
  • Obama, McCain even on negative ads

     
    by Frank James A lot of us already suspected this but it's good to get data; Nielsen says both major-party presidential candidates have run about the same number of negative ads. Despite finger-pointing from both sides, Barack Obama and John......
  • Obama v. McCain: Ad-war hits both ways

     
    by Mark Silva Before anyone gets too indignant about any negative campaigning going on, an independent analyst has found that Barack Obama and John McCain have aired pretty much the same number of negative TV campaign ads against one another.......
  • Campaign enters final stretch

     
    by Jill Zuckman In a presidential race marked by unexpected twists, turns and slips, Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama enter the last 30 days of the campaign with Obama clinging to a small but significant lead and McCain anxious......
  • McCain 'struggles:' Bush-states polled

     
    by Mark Silva Polls conducted in several states that President Bush carried in 2004 show Republican presidential nominee John McCain "struggling'' with his Democratic rival, according to a report this morning from Time magazine, CNN and Opinion Research...
  • Why has Obama gotten the upper hand? Try money.

     
    The economy has helped Obama, but so has the financial advantage he has gotten from opting out of public financing. But some of the state-by-state numbers in the latest report of the Wisconsin Advertising Project are instructive, particularly in...
  • McCain: '100-percent negative' ads

     
    by Mark Silva Eleven points down in the newest national tracking poll, Republican John McCain has gone "nearly 100 percent negative'' in his campaign's TV advertising, an independent study reports today. The watchword of McCain's ads about Democratic...
  • Pickle chicken and other blog highlights

     
    ??? Over in Adryon's Kitchen, she's making Pickle Chicken. Finally, something to do with all those extra chickens lying around the house.??? President Obama has declared today Cesar Chavez day??? Pasteurization, sooo boring. The raw-milk-wanters have a...